How to explain your MOOC on your CV

Created on Wed, 16/07/2014 - 16:37 by Polly Foster 

Online learning (particularly of the MOOC variety) is still a new thing to many people – including potential employers.

Job interviews can be a bore, but you can get your message across.

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Engaging students with engaging videos (Part 1)

Created on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 15:01 by Brett McLennan 

A question I am often asked is what types of video produce the highest level of student engagement, and by extension, what video types ensure the best student outcomes? On face value it is a logical enough question – the answer however is a little more complex.

video tape may be gone, but online education is definitely here

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How to choose the course for you

Created on Fri, 20/06/2014 - 16:56 by Polly Foster 

There is no doubt that Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, are really shaking up the education industry - with millions of people taking the opportunity to study for free from anywhere in the world.

Choosing the right course can be daunting.

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The unlucky integer: Why Friday the thirteenth is a problem

Created on Fri, 13/06/2014 - 16:36 by Jennifer Piper 

What is it about Friday the thirteenth that has people looking both ways for black cats? In many countries around the world, the number thirteen has a bleak and blackened profile, as a harbinger of doom.

Even black cats are startled by Friday the 13th sometimes.

Student Guide Interview: MOOCs Down Under

Created on Fri, 30/05/2014 - 16:55 by James Ratting 

James Ratting (or James R4 as he is better known at Open2Study) is a Student Guide from Germany. He’s also one of our most active students in the community and classroom forums.

James Ratting is an Open2Study student from Germany


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